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Crypto Market Pulse (03/01/2023)

China launching its first state-backed NFT marketplace. Central Bank of Turkey completes first CBDC test. Microstrategy buys more BTC.

Jan 03, 2023
Crypto Market Pulse

Weekly Market Index

Last week’s crypto market prices fell slightly by -1.74%. Volume and volatility also dropped by -10.48% and -27.40%, respectively.

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Weekly Performance

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) were down -1.4% and -1.1% in the past seven days, respectively. Performances of other selected top-cap crypto tokens were mixed. Litecoin (LTC) was among the top performers. Its next halving event is estimated to be in 2H 2023.

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News Highlights

  • MicroStrategy bought an additional 2,500 Bitcoins for US$45M in November and December. However, the company also sold 704 Bitcoin, the first time it has done so since it started purchasing the cryptocurrency in 2020.

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